Indian/Anglo CG animation studio Giant Wheel Animation announces the appointment of Atlantyca Entertainment as a new distribution partner for the animated series Taka & Maka.
The three-year agreement sees Atlantyca holding the distribution rights for the 40 x 1’ series for Europe, North America and Latin America. Atlantyca will commence its representation of the series at this year’s forthcoming MIPCOM 2013.
Taka & Maka, a co-production withFrench animation studio Tiktak Production and series director Ulrich Boyer’s Techtonik Productions, follows the adventures of two lovable and mischievous geckos.
“We’re delighted to be working with Atlantyca,” said Soumyashree Mohapatra, Creative Director of Giant Wheel Animation. “They have a strong track record in international animation distribution and we look forward to them contributing to the success of the show.”
“We are delighted to be teaming-up with Giant Wheel Animation and so excited to be representing this unique property in such key territories,” said Pedro Citaristi. Distribution Manager, Atlantyca Entertainment. “Taka & Maka is a wonderfully creative story of friendship and we are thrilled to add the property to our growing distribution catalogue. We look forward to bringing this series to a whole new group of young audiences.”
“I'm glad to work with Giant Wheel Animation, our co-producers, and Atlantyca as distributing partners to represent the international potential of the series and I hope MIPCOM will bring success to our property,” said Laurent Medea, General Director of TikTak Production.
Giant Wheel Animation is an artist-led company comprising of designers and animators who have years of experience in developing popular animated shows and feature films. Headquartered in London, Giant Wheel Animation develops original IP and also specializes on character design and storyboarding while the Indian studio focuses on servicing projects, both for Giant Wheel’s own properties and other clients, including Dear Dracula, which recently aired on Cartoon Network.
Source: Giant Wheel Animation
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.